Exeter University’s “International Women’s Day” programme next week.

March 3, 2021 - March 12, 2021

Careers | Sixth Form


Join Exeter University’s “International Women’s Day” programme next week.

Please sign up to events by this Friday 5th March using the link below:


(write, ‘International Women’s Day’ or ‘IWD’ in response to the question: ‘Which event or activity have you taken part in/do you wish to register for?’)


Monday 8th March 2021
  • 4pm – An Unconventional MP: Britain’s first female MP’s journey into Politics and her legacy today (Politics/History)
  • 4pm – Reset and Recovery: Women, Business and the Pandemic – 4pm (Business Studies)
  • 5pm – International Women’s Day ‘Trade and Exchange’ Arts Commissions – 5pm (Arts and Culture)
  • 5.15pm – The medicalisation of female bodies: How does it impact women’s social standing? (Sociology/Anthropology/Medicine)
Tuesday 9th March 2021
  • 4pm – What women really did in the theatre (Drama/English)
  • 5pm – Why women’s representation matters (Politics/History)
  • 6.15pm – Unconscious bias towards women and how it affects their education choices and careers (Careers/Sociology/STEM vs Arts & Humanities)
Wednesday 10th March 2021
  • 4pm – Gender Equality (Psychology/Sociology)
  • 5.15pm – Violence against women and legal reforms: how have female academics helped to change the law for victims of domestic abuse and gender-based violence? (Law)
  • 6.30pm – “Why have there been no great women film directors?” Untold Stories of Women’s Creativity on Film (Film Studies/English)
Thursday 11th March 2021
  • 4pm – Women (Re)Writing Shakespeare (English/Drama)
  • 5.15pm – Researching British, Jewish and Palestinian Women’s Activities in Mandate Palestine (Politics/History)
  • 6.30pm – Overcoming adversity: a first-hand account of managing University through estrangement and PTSD (University experience)
Friday 12th March 2021
  • 4pm – Women In STEM: ask the experts (Academics from Medicine, Engineering, Mathematics and Sports and Health Sciences)
  • 5.15pm – Islamic Feminism: Grounding women’s rights in Islamic sources (Law/Politics)
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